Mardi Himal Peak Climbing: 5587 m/18330 ft
- Trip Code: N-PT-19
- Destination: Nepal
- Season: From Oct to Nov & April to May
- Max Altitude: 5587m/18,330ft
- Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
- Transportation: Private Car/ Coach/ Flight
- Trip Grade: Moderate
Mardi Himal Peak Climbing is a perfect Himalayan expedition for beginner climbers. Mardi Himal is situated in Annapurna Himalayan territory of Nepal. The altitude of this Peak is 5587m/18,330ft. It is placed alongside Mount Fishtail (locally known as Machhapuchare Himal).
Mardi Himal Peak climbing is probably easiest mountain climbing in Nepal. It is short and does not need any mountaineering experience to do summit it. Mardi Himal is also a royalty-free peak. To climb it like for other mountain climbing the climber does not require paying Nepal government for climbing permit.
Mardi Himal was ascended firstly by Jimmy Roberts with two Nepalese Sherpa in 1961. For the summit, they followed the route of South West face. This route is most usable the route for this peak. There is no any record of other routes used by climbers.
Topographically Mardi Himal is separated from Machhapuchhre ridge by a col. While summit the climbers reach that col about at 5200 meters then climb to the top.
From Mardi Himal Peak Summit you enjoy the splendid panorama of Annapurna Range, Fishtail, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu.
Mardi Himal Peak climbing is just two trekking trip. It starts from Kathmandu by the drive to Pokhara. From after short while driving to Phedi, you start trekking to Dhampus- Pothana. Then you pass by rhododendron forest to reach Low Camp. Leaving Low Camp you move to Basecamp then to High camp.
From High Camp, you start climbing by heading steeply towards the col which connects ridge of Mardi Himal and Machhapuchhre. After reach at the col, you turn west and continue ascending through the steep snow slopes to meet summit. After summit you back to the low camp.
From Low Camp, you follow another trail that goes down to Siding village to back Pokhara. From Pokhara, you either by drive or flight to get back Kathmandu.
Mardi Himal Peak Climbing Trip Note:
Mardi Himal Peak Climbing is the 14-day trip. It can be customized making it long connecting other trek routes of Annapurna Region. About cost Excellent Himalaya Trek always offer the best and competitive price for Mardi Himal Climbing. The package price of Mardi Himal Peak Climbing will be different according to your group size (the number of persons you travel together). For the price, you simply send us an inquiry with your group size. We get back to you with the price at the earliest.
Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport, you will be met by our Tour officer. He will escort you to the hotel. O/n at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Four hours guided sightseeing tour of Swoyambhunath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square/ Trip briefing at the hotel/ Preparation for climbing. O/n at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Driving 7 hours/ Flight 25 minutes. O/n at Hotel in Pokhara.
Driving 45 minutes. Walking 4 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Pothana.
Walking 6 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Forest Camp.
Walking 5 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Low Camp.
O/n at Mountain Lodge in Low Camp.
Walking 4 hours. O/n at Camping in Mardi Himal Base Camp.
Walking 3 hours. O/n at Camping in High Camp.
Walking 9 to 10 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Low camp.
Walking 6-7 hours. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Sidhing Village.
Walking 3 hours. Driving 2 hours. O/n at Hotel in Kathmandu.
In Kathmandu, you can do last minute shopping in Thamel, the tourist market of Kathmandu. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural shows at an authentic restaurant in Kathmandu. o/n at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Our tour officer will drop you at Kathmandu International airport and see you off. End of Service. Or You may take optional side tours.